• Defibrillators in the Workplace – Are They Necessary and How to Get One Free

    | 10 Apr 2018

    It’s true that more and more businesses are recognising the importance of Defibrillators in the workplace.  Imagining a colleague collapsed on the floor, not breathing, the seconds counting down while their brain is starved of oxygen and being unable to help is more than most can bear. The phone call to their next of kin […]

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  • Fired Up Volunteers Shine – Warrnambool Standard

    | 09 Apr 2018

    CPR Lab recently visited Warrnambool as part of the annual CFA Games which consists of junior volunteers applying their skills and competing against other divisions from around the state. See more in this article by the Warrnambool Standard.

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  • World Health Day: How Is St John Contributing?

    | 05 Apr 2018

    This World Health Day the World Health Organisation is again asking countries around the globe to commit to the longevity of their residents and to do what they can to ensure everyone has access to the health services they need. World Health Day is a reminder for all people to consider what they are doing […]

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  • Lifesaving Edition – Cobram Courier

    | 04 Apr 2018

    Cobram Anglican Grammar School are now ready to save a life if a Sudden Cardiac Arrest ever occurs on their premises. The conscientious decision to purchase a Defibrillator with St John Ambulance (VIC) will ensure students, teachers and visitors are in the safest possible place if a Sudden Cardiac Arrest strikes. See more in this article […]

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  • Mum’s Little Guardian Angels Use Life-Saving Skills – Ballarat Courier

    | 28 Mar 2018

    Miners Rest brothers, Connor (8) and Sam (10), have been hailed as Mums two little guardian angels after a sudden health emergency in the home called for First Aid. Mother, Sarah Algie’s, health took an unexpected turn for the worse one morning before school and caused her to lapse into unconsciousness. Thankfully, both Connor and […]

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  • Seizure First Aid – What You Need To Know

    | 27 Mar 2018

    March has been labelled Epilepsy Awareness Month  thanks to Epilepsy Australia’s initiative to reduce stigma and discrimination of epilepsy around the nation. According to Epilepsy Action Australia approximately 3% – 3.5% of Australians will experience epilepsy throughout their lives which means a minimum of 723,900 Australians are directly affected by the condition. However, it’s important […]

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  • Brought Back To Life – Shepparton News

    | 26 Mar 2018

    Shepparton mother, Raequel Barton, suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest whilst watching her daughters play netball for their local club. Luckily a St John Ambulance (Victoria) Trainer is an avid supporter of the team and was just metres away when the incident occurred. The trainer was able to step in immediately, begin CPR and direct a […]

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  • Learning How To Save Lives – Gisppsland Times & Maffra Spectator

    | 23 Mar 2018

    Golden Beach Surf Life Saving Club receives Defibrillator training from St John Ambulance (Victoria) after the recent installation of the life-saving device. See more in the article below from the Gippsland Times and Maffra Spectator.

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  • Let’s Have A Cuppa – Castlemaine Mail


    Ken McDouggal, a long-term St John Ambulance (Victoria) volunteer, was recently named Mount Alexander Senior Citizen of the year. After completing a First Aid course with St John, Ken was prompted to commence a 50 year journey volunteering with the heritage brand. To learn more about Ken’s volunteer career with St John Ambulance (Victoria) read […]

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  • Splinter First Aid, Sounds Simple Right? Know Our Best Splinter Removal Tips

    | 19 Mar 2018

    Have you ever been sweeping the kitchen, raking the leaves or chopping the wood and with a sudden movement you feel the uncomfortable jab of an unwanted splinter? Splinter wounds can be incredibly tender and susceptible to infection so knowing how to provide the right splinter removal First Aid will ensure the incident does not […]

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